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MEDI 1810 - STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course teaches orderly abandonment of a vessel in an emergency situation; clearing the vessel; proper and effective use of equipment; and coordinating survival activities during rescue operation. The course is designed for certificated officers and for certificated ratings. Such personnel are required to complete a comprehensive MED training program of which Survival Craft is one component. This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Convention Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Prerequisite(s)

Minimum of 16 years of age and must hold a valid MED A1, MED A2, or STCW Basic Safety training certificate.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$1,287.28

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 46126

Fri Dec 06 - Fri Dec 13 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 06 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Dec 09 - Dec 13 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Grant Coburn

Course Outline

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2020

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87367

Wed Jan 15 - Wed Jan 22 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 15 - Jan 17 Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Jan 20 - Jan 22 Mon/Tue/Wed 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Chris Gardiner

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 87675

Fri Jan 24 - Fri Jan 31 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 24 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Jan 27 - Jan 31 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Chris Gardiner

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 87369

Fri Feb 07 - Fri Feb 14 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 07 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Feb 10 - Feb 14 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 87370

Thu Feb 13 - Fri Feb 21 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 13 - Feb 14 Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Feb 18 - Feb 21 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 87372

Thu Mar 05 - Thu Mar 12 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 05 - Mar 06 Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Mar 09 - Mar 12 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 87373

Tue Mar 10 - Tue Mar 17 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 10 - Mar 13 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Mar 16 - Mar 17 Mon/Tue 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 87374

Fri Mar 20 - Fri Mar 27 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 20 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Mar 23 - Mar 27 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in:

  • Construction and outfit of survival craft and rescue boats, and individual items of their equipment
  • Particular characteristics and facilities of survival craft and rescue boats
  • Various types of devices used for launching survival craft and rescue boats
  • Methods of launching survival craft into a rough sea
  • Methods of recovering survival craft
  • Actions to be taken after leaving the ship
  • Methods of launching and recovering rescue boats in a rough sea
  • Handling survival craft in rough weather
  • Use of painter, sea anchor, and all other equipment
  • Apportionment of food and water in survival craft
  • Action taken to maximize detectability and location of survival craft
  • Method of helicopter rescue
  • Effects of hypothermia and its prevention, use of protective covers and garments, including immersion suits and thermal protective aids
  • Use of rescue boats and motor lifeboats for marshalling life rafts and rescue of survivors, and persons in the sea
  • Beaching survival craft
  • Methods of starting and operating a survival craft engine, and its accessories, together with the use of the fire extinguisher provided
  • Radio lifesaving appliances carried in survival craft, including satellite EPIRBs and SARTs
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • Use of the first-aid and resuscitation techniques
  • Management of injured persons, including control of bleeding and shock

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MEDI 1810 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Bridge Watch Rating
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Marine Engineering
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma

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